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preconditionnoun [C]

 us   /ˌpri·kənˈdɪʃ·ən/
something that must happen or be true before it is possible for something else to happen: Sound financial policies are a precondition for economic growth.
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preconditionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌpriːkənˈdɪʃən/
something which must happen before something else can happen: Innovation is an essential precondition for growth.a precondition of sth The agreement to move to new premises was made a precondition of the merger.
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Translations of “precondition”
in Chinese (Simplified) 前提,先决条件…
in Turkish ön koşul, ilk şart, gerekli koşul…
in Russian предварительное условие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 前提,先決條件…
in Polish warunek wstępny…
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